Avoid and treat back injury, improve your health and maintain your posture with this illustrated guide to stretches for your back.
Fitness and stretching expert Linda Minarik provides a comprehensive guide to working with your body to assist it to become fluid and flexible, so that back pain becomes a thing of the past. She explains why you should stretch and how muscles respond to stretching, then gives clear instructions for a range of stretches you can use to help your back, not only targetting the back muscles but also the abdominals, hips and thighs. All of the stretches can be done easily at home without any special equipment, and photographs are overlaid with illustrations to show which particular muscles are being stretched in each case. Linda also provides stretch sequences for warming up, to relieve pain and to incorporate stretching into your daily life. 150 col photographs